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100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week #14 – The Alphabet – “A to Z in an Entry”

11 Oct

Andrew Barnes can’t decide. Every few games he insists juniors keep laughing, most not often. Perhaps questions really seem tedious unless victory welcomes Xavier, youth zealot.

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16 responses to “100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week #14 – The Alphabet – “A to Z in an Entry”

  1. Lynda Dixon

    October 11, 2011 at 08:54

    Ha ha! Looks like we had very much the same idea tonight! This is a great exercise for children to try. Well done, Mr Mannell!

     
    • Ross Mannell

      October 11, 2011 at 11:45

      Thanks for the comment.

      I thought rather than go into a storyline or history lesson I would see what came up. The link was posted in Twitter before the start time of the 100WCGU and had to wait until I returned from being out to go on the 100WCGU site.

       
  2. Anna Halford

    October 11, 2011 at 20:19

    Great stuff. It’s fun trying to make a sensible story using the 26 letters in order. Yours works very well.

     
    • Ross Mannell

      October 11, 2011 at 20:36

      Thanks for the comment.

      Writing a story this way was for fun. I wanted to see what I could come up with in a short time using only 26 words, each starting with a different letter of the alphabet in order. 🙂

       
  3. Lisa (Woman Wielding Words)

    October 11, 2011 at 22:01

    Fun!

     
    • Ross Mannell

      October 14, 2011 at 06:30

      Thanks for the comment.

      It was fun trying to keep it in order and in 26 words. 🙂

       
  4. gsussex

    October 12, 2011 at 04:47

    You did well to get this into 26 words!

     
    • Ross Mannell

      October 14, 2011 at 06:31

      Thanks for the comment.

      I started witht he alphabet and saw what might fit. 🙂

       
  5. Dughall McCormick (@dughall)

    October 12, 2011 at 05:40

    Totally impressed! Such a difficult thing to do.

     
    • Ross Mannell

      October 14, 2011 at 06:32

      Thanks for the comment.

      Getting it in order and trying to make sense was a good mind task. 🙂

       
  6. Sally-Jayne

    October 12, 2011 at 05:47

    Well done. It’s hard to write something that makes sense when initial letter of each word is dictated to you, so hats off to you!

     
    • Ross Mannell

      October 14, 2011 at 06:33

      Thanks for the comment.

      Loved the idea of using the prompt for an alphabetically ordered post. 🙂

       
  7. PollyBurns2

    October 15, 2011 at 03:29

    That can’t have been easy! Loved reading it, fun piece. Polly

     
    • Ross Mannell

      October 15, 2011 at 06:20

      Thanks for the comment.

      I also thought the task of 26 words would be difficult but it seemed to fall in place quickly. Just lucky I guess. 🙂

       
  8. jfb57

    October 17, 2011 at 03:01

    Well it wasn’t over 100 words Ross! Great choice of words for each of the alphabet letters. Really great construction of a piece that could have been restricted by those darn letters! Great that you are taking up this weekly challenge! Thank you!

     
    • Ross Mannell

      October 17, 2011 at 06:53

      Thanks for the comment.

      Rather than write the exact word limit as normal, I decided to opt for one of my shortest entries by writing an alphabetically ordered 26 word story.
      Sorry I haven’t been able to comment on as many 100WC entries lately. My commenting on school blogs has sort of taken over.

       

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